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    Follow-up To Mutual Evaluations
    GIABA Monitors and assesses member States to
    determine their level of compliance with acceptable
    International AML/CFT Standards. This involves the
    conduct of mutual evaluations and follow-up actions.
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    Typologies And Other Research Studies
    Typologies are specialized type of studies,
    which help to determine the techniques, methods,
    extent, pattern, trends, location and impact of ML
    and FT on Member States. Conventional research
    also constitutes a critical component of
    studies conducted by GIABA.
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    Technical Support to Member States
    Provide support to Member States to create
    stronger and more effective and efficient AML/CFT
    structures and practices. This includes development
    of MS financial intelligence units (FIUs) and
    strengthening of other vital national AML/CFT agencies.

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GIABA conducts Mutual Evaluations of Member States in accordance with FATF standards and also in compliance with its enabling Statutes.
Typologies and Conventional research also constitutes a critical component of studies conducted by GIABA
which help to determine the techniques, methods, extent, pattern, trends, location and impact of ML and FT on Member States.

WE WORK HARD FOR THE COMMUNITY

GIABA Community protected from the proceeds of illicit activity and the funding of terrorist activities

Technical Assistance

We facilitates the adoption and implementation by member jurisdictions of internationally accepted anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing measures (including the creation of Financial Intelligence Units);
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ECONOMIES OF THE COMMUNITY

We protect the national economies and the financial and banking systems of signatory States against the proceeds of crime, and combat the financing of terrorism
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Institutional Development

We shall do everything possible to ensure that Member States recognize, adopt and implement the FATF norms including Recommendations, especially the Forty Recommendations adopted by the FATF members.
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